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A Month in Cochabamba // Bolivia

A Month in Cochabamba // Bolivia

Beyond Eduardo National Park, and the Salar de Uyuni, our plans for Bolivia remained uncertain. We don’t have a bucket list for our travels, or even a specific route beyond knowing the countries we’ll visit. Waking up every morning and knowing we can do...
Altiplano and  whiteness

Altiplano and whiteness

We’re high. Very high. We’ve been plodding around the Bolivian altiplano, often at well over 4,000 m (13,000ft). After the central cities of Sucre and Potosí we’ve moseyed-on down to the remote south-west corner of Bolivia: volcanos, lakes and the world’s largest...
Torres del Paine II

Torres del Paine II

[[After an amazing hike to Tres Torres we decided to take it slow and visit less touristy places. On our way to Laguna Azul we saw a lot of guanacos (type of camelid). They are shy and together with vicuñas they have not been domesticated. Domesticated friends are...
Fuel and Food Poisoning // Bolivia

Fuel and Food Poisoning // Bolivia

  To most, Uyuni is little more than a jumping off point to visit the area’s local attractions. A small town stretching only a few km’s in each direction from its centre, it offers a bustling market place, a few backpacker-focused restaurants with the...
7th wedding – La Paz, Bolivia

7th wedding – La Paz, Bolivia

[[Welcome in Bolivia! :) After several weeks we spent in the country’s capital Sucre (less known fact btw, most people think that the capital is La Paz), we moved to the country’s beating heart and the largest city in Bolivia – La Paz. There will be...
Back to Bolivia

Back to Bolivia

Chiquitania is a land far from Bolivia’s stereotypical image of Andean high peaks, llamas and chunky chaps in brimmed hats and colourful ponchos. Here is Bolivia’s eastern flat, humid wetland punctuated by some scenic red-rock monoliths and some interesting...
purmamarca – bolivien  anfang juli 2016

purmamarca – bolivien anfang juli 2016

inzwischen sind wir seit ein paar tagen in bolivien. der grenzübertritt war problemlos in einer stunde erledigt. wir dachten, dass wir in argentininen in den wenigen tagen nicht mehr genug erleben würden, um einen ganzen blog zu füllen – weit gefehlt! nach...
A Bit of Brazil

A Bit of Brazil

It’s not all samba and football in Brazil you know, there’s other good stuff too! Last time we came to Brazil it was for a Caipirinha-fuelled 24 hr stop-over in Río with the freight-ship on our way to Uruguay. Now we’re zipping in from Bolivia to see a different...
El Chaltén and Mt Fitz Roy

El Chaltén and Mt Fitz Roy

[[After a small blog-detour to Bolivian market, we’re back in Patagonia. Last time, we left Chile and crossed the border to Argentina. Carretera Austral is, unfortunately, basically a dead end road – there is no road connecting it’s end in Villa...
Tarabuco: Bolivian market

Tarabuco: Bolivian market

The last post left us just after the magnificent Carretera Austral and the Lago General Carrera lake in southern Chile / Argentina, so naturally we continue with… Bolivia? We had a few other articles prepared, but this time we decided to try and write something...
Beginning Bolivia

Beginning Bolivia

We never learn our lesson! Crossing a border during the sacred ‘eating of the lunch’ ritual – don’t do it folks! These people take their lunch-break seriously! You only end up with a lot of waiting and not necessarily in an orderly line. But in our excitement at...

Expense Report – Central and South America

I know that everyone wants to know, how we are able to afford this trip and how much it costs. When planning for the world tour, i needed this information for myself. So before we left we decided to record our spending. We tracked every single purchase that we made on...
Books we liked: Bolivia

Books we liked: Bolivia

“Marching powder” by Rusty Young, Thomas McFadden True story about Thomas McFadden, a convicted English drug trafficker who ran tours inside Bolivia’s notorious San Pedro prison. “Valley of the Spirits: A Journey Into the Lost Realm of the...